Images circulating on social media show the conductor hitting, lifting and throwing the suspect on the ground. What preceded this is not on the images. The images ‘are known to the police and will be included in the investigation’.
The report about the threat and abuse of a conductor by a man came in to the police around 8.10 p.m. on Thursday. The 21-year-old suspect was arrested and released after questioning today. Police report that he was checked by a doctor, but did not have to go to hospital.
The incident is known to the NS. “We disapprove of any form of violence and are therefore investigating this situation to find out exactly what happened,” the company said on Twitter.